Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Spelt vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Spelt and Falafel different?

  • Spelt is higher than Falafel in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Spelt covers your daily need of Manganese 100% more than Falafel.
  • Spelt contains 12 times more Selenium than Falafel. Spelt contains 11.7µg of Selenium, while Falafel contains 1µg.

Spelt, uncooked and Falafel, home-prepared types were used in this article.

Infographic

Spelt vs Falafel infographic
Copy infographic link

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Spelt
6
:
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.9%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +118.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 167% 9% 35% 98% 171% 90% 172% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.9%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +118.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Spelt
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +106.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 16% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 0% 10% 34%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 1% 0% 0% 37% 39% 20% 18% 29% 0% 0% 70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +106.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Spelt
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
92
Spelt
63
Falafel

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
87%
Spelt
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
32%
Falafel
Fats
11%
Spelt
82%
Falafel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Spelt Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spelt Falafel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 286mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.977g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spelt Falafel Opinion
Calories 338 333 Spelt
Protein 14.57 13.31 Spelt
Fats 2.43 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 70.19 31.84 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 4.44 3.42 Spelt
Calcium 27 54 Falafel
Potassium 388 585 Falafel
Magnesium 136 82 Spelt
Sugar 6.82 Falafel
Fiber 10.7 Spelt
Copper 0.511 0.258 Spelt
Zinc 3.28 1.5 Spelt
Starch 53.92 Spelt
Phosphorus 401 192 Spelt
Sodium 8 294 Spelt
Vitamin A 10 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.79 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.364 0.146 Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 6.843 1.044 Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068 0.292 Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.125 Spelt
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 Spelt
Folate 45 93 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.406 2.383 Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.132 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.443 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.552 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 1.07 0.944 Spelt
Lysine 0.409 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.258 0.187 Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737 0.707 Spelt
Valine 0.681 0.562 Spelt
Histidine 0.36 0.364 Falafel
Fructose 0.24 Spelt

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/nutrients
  2. Falafel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172455/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.